When children leave Walford Primary School, we aim for them to be Digital Creators (Computer Science), Communicators (ICT) and Citizens (Digital Citizenship). They will see Computing as an integral aspect of all areas of their learning. They will have a broad set of skills to support and enhance their learning, therefore providing them with life skills in preparation for an ever-growing digital world.
The Computing Programme of Study has been developed to meet the requirements of the New Curriculum (2014). It combines a number of skills from the old curriculum and introduces a larger focus on programming, simulations and modelling.
At Walford Nursery & Primary School, pupils will:
What does our Computing Curriculum look like?
Please refer to:
Our Computing curriculum facilitates sequential learning and long-term progression of knowledge and skills. Teaching and learning methods provide regular opportunities to recap acquired knowledge through high quality questioning, discussion, modelling and explaining to aid retrieval at the beginning and end of a lesson or unit of work. This will enable all children to alter their long-term memory and know more, remember more and be able to do more as computer scientists.
Online Safety Information
The NSPCC has put together a guide for social media, apps and games that young people use.
Information for parents from CEOP.
A parents guide to gaming.